West Florissant Avenue runs parallel to South Florissant Road, separated only by a few blocks. But the division runs much deeper. The two thoroughfares tell the story of two cities in one, of the gulf between class and race.
Nervous anticipation extends far beyond the racially charged powder keg of Ferguson, Missouri, over a grand jury decision on whether to indict a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager.
The NFL is set to hold a grievance hearing Monday that could put running back Adrian Peterson back on the gridiron, but the hearing follows a weekend of debate over whether the league is treating the Minnesota Vikings star fairly.
Prince William and his wife, Catherine, will cross the pond to New York for the first time next month, paying their respects to victims at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in lower Manhattan and catching a Brooklyn Nets game at the Barclays Center.